Policy & Research

POTP Briefing sheet for GPs

Part of the Picture found that of all the professional services, LGB people were most likely to seek help from their GP. We recommend five actions for GPs to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for Researchers

Based on these findings, we recommend five actions for researchers to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for Service Providers

Based on these findings, we recommend six actions for drug and alcohol service providers to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Briefing sheet for VCS

Based on these findings, we recommend five actions for the LGB&T voluntary and community sector to tackle the problematic substance use of LGB people.

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POTP Case studies: accessing help

The nine case studies in this document are presented as a part of the data collected during Part of the Picture.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring Guide

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual orientation monitoring... but were afraid to ask, aims to encourage public sector organisations to take the lead in implementing sexual orientation monitoring.

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State of the City Report

The State of the City for Manchester's Older Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Communities focuses on the needs of older LGB people in Manchester, discussing the available evidence on inequalities related topics regarding various health and service provisions.

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Proud to be Safer - The Condom Report

Our report on the impact of the free condom and lube distribution scheme (CLDS) in Greater Manchester over the last 16 years.

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Transforming Cheshire East for LGB&T People 2013

In October 2013 we worked together with ASK and CVS Cheshire East to explore the local LGB&T community to find out what it’s like to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans in Cheshire East and how local VCS infrastructure could be improved.

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Unlocking a Hidden History

A Researcher’s Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Historical Sources in Manchester.

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Posters

LGBT Foundation - We're here if you need us

We're here if you need us, and you can be there too - why not download our poster and put it up in your venue to show your support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities.

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LGBT Foundation - We're here if you need us (Alternative Pos…

We're here if you need us, and you can be there too - why not download our poster and put it up in your venue to show your support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities.

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Take action

Gay Conversion EDM draft letter to MPs

Labour’s LGBT+ network in Hull and East Riding has written a template letter to send to your MP about #EDM 219, which you can download here.

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Trans people

A guide for trans people who have been affected by sexual vi…

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Women

Beating About The Bush

Our guide to sex and sexual health for women who have sex with women. This is the first resource of its kind in the UK for lesbian and bisexual women. It is also the most popular resource the LGF has ever produced.

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Are You Ready For Your Screen Test?

Our guide to cervical screening for lesbian and bisexual women. This guide tells you everything from when you should be invited for your test, to what to expect, to using your rights and how to make it the best possible experience.

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Girls on Pop

Research has found that lesbian and bisexual women drink more than heterosexual women so, in partnership with NHS Manchester, we created an information resource to help tackle the growing problem in Manchester by advocating drinking responsibly.

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A guide for lesbian and bisexual women who have been affecte…

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Sex Education

Our guide to good sexual health for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. A favourite of the LGF team which has had several print incarnations. It is our most accessible sexual health resource and ideal for LGB people aged 16 upwards.

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Thanks For The Mammaries

A celebration of yours and hers - for women who have sex with women. A totally unique guide for lesbian and bisexual women on breast cancer awareness and other breast-related issues.

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You've Got A Friend

This booklet for lesbian and bisexual women, gives practical advice on improving health and wellbeing and supporting a friend who’s going through a tough time.

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Young People

Aim High

Our inspirational guide for young people. This resource aims to encourage young LGB people to reach their goals and to show sexuality should not get in the way of success in the workplace.

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Coming Out Guide (Poster)

Our double-sided poster guide to 'Coming Out'. ‘Coming out’ is when you tell others about your sexual orientation; this may be family, friends, colleagues or even your GP.

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Sex Education

Our guide to good sexual health for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. A favourite of the LGF team which has had several print incarnations. It is our most accessible sexual health resource and ideal for LGB people aged 16 upwards.

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Tackling Hate - recommended reading

Alongside The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Safer Schools Packs we have put together an additional list of the following recommended resources.

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Top 10 for tackling hate - 11 plus

This quick guide created for teachers and school staff features our Top Ten Tips for tackling Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia within Schools and Colleges.

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Top 10 for tackling hate - under 11

This quick guide created for teachers and school staff features our Top Ten Tips for tackling Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia within Primary Schools.

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Where's Your Head At?

Our wellbeing guide for young people. A resource about the more common mental health problems that you may come across alongside useful information that will be particularly helpful for younger lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

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Youth services guide 11-16

This little fold out resource has info about The LGF plus some positive messages from lesbian, gay and bisexual celebrities.

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Youth services guide 16-25

This little fold out resource has info about The LGF and details of how you can get involved with us plus how, our good friend and partner organisation, The Albert Kennedy Trust can help you.

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